LibriVox recording of The Type-Writer Girl, by Grant Allen (under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner). Read by Grant Hurlock. "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young lady, crushed between classes above and below, and left with scarce a chance of earning her bread with decency." So says Juliet Appleton’s boss, encouraging her to put her story into print. How will this college-educated 23-year-old survive the Darwinian Battle of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, feminist fiction, Olive Pratt Rayner, Grant Allen Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Edmund Lilley; Gina Belmonde; mlaura; Claudia Salto; Jesse Bordwin; Tara Dow "Maggie Brown is torn between her mother who constantly tells her to live for her selfish brother (to whom she gives all her love) to her wish to marry Frank and live for herself. Maggie's plight for independence shows the change in women's role, which started to take place during that time. But it also... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, love story, Victorian novel, Sea Story, feminist fiction
Book from Project Gutenberg: Mizora: A Prophecy A MSS. Found Among the Private Papers of the Princess Vera Zarovitch Library of Congress Classification: PS Topics: Feminist fiction, Science fiction, Utopian fiction, Utopias -- Fiction, Women -- Fiction Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24750
LibriVox recording of Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Eleanor Howard Only 15-years-old, Eleanor Vane is very happy with her lot: educated in an expensive finishing school in Paris, the apple of her father's eye, and disposed to be kind. Of course there are things missing: she does not remember her mother who died when she was young. But at least she has her father... Until he unexpectedly dies. Now Eleanor is at the mercy of her half-siblings who were never in... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, Mystery, love story, social novel, feminist fiction, family drama,...
LibriVox recording of The Visioning , A Novel by Susan Glaspell. Read in English by Sheila; rmcardle9479; Jeremiah Sutherland; Lynne Thompson; Roxanne Weber; Mike Pelton "The Visioning, Susan Glaspell's second novel, tells about Katie Jones, a young woman who lives in the comfortable world she knows with a charming circle of friends. Her brother is an army officer, and her uncle lives in Washington. The world she knows is the world they let her see. Until Anne comes into the picture. Katie... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, social novel, feminist fiction, coming of age story, psychological thriller
LibriVox recording of Mary: A Fiction by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read in English by TriciaGMary: A Fiction, published in 1788, is a tragic story that decries marriages not based on love. It can be considered an example of feminist fiction.Mary's parents are in a loveless marriage. As the second-born, female child, she is neglected; her education is self-directed from books, nature, and her own inclinations. Her inclinations, however, are towards genius and religion. Mary becomes the heiress of her... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, tragedy, Friendship, feminist fiction, marriage of convenience, dysfunctional...
Book from Project Gutenberg: Phoebe, Junior Library of Congress Classification: PR Topics: Bildungsromans, Children of clergy -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, England -- Fiction, Feminist... Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/28629